Coconut Cashew Baklava ~Bittersweet

Towering stacks of gossamer-thin pastry, impossibly crisp and glistening with sticky syrup gleam from within bakery cases across the globe. Though typically full to bursting with crisp walnuts and warm spices, baklava is no stranger to alternative approaches. Considering the fact that it’s been at the mercy of creative bakers for centuries, this well-loved treat […]…

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Lolly Cake – Recipe — The Sweet Explorer

Growing up my Mum always made a variety of Christmas sweets and one of my favourites was Lolly Cake. It has now become one of our family treats at Christmas and one of the things I make to put in a treat box as gifts. It’s a super easy recipe that the kids can help […]…

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Delicious Chunky Spiced chocolate snowball cookies  — IcedRainbow

It’s that time of year again, festive fun themed baking to gift shopping & spreading a little joy and happiness with family and friends. This year I decided to bake some fabulous crisp crumbly winter warming cookies. I halfed my recipe to make around (12 cookies) Ingredients 40g of cocoa powder 125g of plain […] via…

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Cupid’s Cloud Cookies

Originally posted on Clean Eating Empath:
I ate these all up. I made them to give away but instead I have had to make extra trips to the gym in the last week. It’s true. It all started with my craving for something with chocolate and fudge and texture and chewy. So, naturally I thought…

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Aromatic Roast Chicken in Coconut Milk — Cupcakes & Curries

Last few weeks since we’ve been back from Tokyo, I’ve been tinkering with several cake recipes that use matcha (Japanese green tea) but I still haven’t found one that accentuates the lovely aroma and flavour of it. I desperately wanted to post a Japanese-inspired recipe but things did not work out. Oh well. That’s for […]…

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Coconut Oatmeal Almond Cream Pizza

The Pie in its Entirety–Before the Cut Cookies & Cream…Mmmmm, they just communicate don’t they? They speak loudly of home and the comfort and love found there. This delicious sweet pizza combines all of the components of satisfying, salty, sugary, creamy, delectable crunchiness all in one big charming pie. Plus, it makes a luscious statement…

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Thai Sweet Sticky Rice with Mango: Kao Niow Mamuang

I know of no way to end a perfect Thai meal than with this conventional sweet rice cascading with a healthy fringe of ripe, sweet, juicy mango. Don’t forgot to save a bit of the sweet coconut milk to drizzle over the top of it all…Amazing ending, indeed. Ingredients  2 cups long-grain white sticky rice,…

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Easy Tom Kha Gai Thai Coconut Chicken Soup

Tom Kha Gai or Coconut Chicken soup is an amazing, immune boosting potage offering bona fide, bold, incredibly delicious, Thai flavors. With one bite your taste buds will be transformed and you will find this classic, Asian, culinary gem to be overwhelmingly irresistible! This recipe for Tom Kha Gai is the best Thai coconut soup I’ve…

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Celebrate National Almond Day with an Almond Joy Chocolate Pie!

The famous chocolate bar in a pie! Sweet, chocolaty, decadent goodness! This is reminiscent of pecan pie, but fashioned after the well-known Hershey treat. Ingredients 4 tablespoons butter, melted 3 eggs, beaten 3/4 cup brown sugar; packed 2 tablespoons flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup corn syrup * 3 tablespoons bourbon liquor or orange juice 1…

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